Rochester man arrested for allegedly selling heroin in Orleans County

Staff Reports Posted 6 October 2017 at 10:48 am

Troy Dukes

ALBION – A Rochester man faces multiple charges after a traffic stop on Thursday in Albion, when he allegedly was found with heroin, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported..

Troy L. Dukes, 24, of Post Avenue in Rochester allegedly was selling heroin in Orleans County. He was stopped on East State Street in Albion and arrested by the Albion Police Department and the Task Force.

Dukes faces 2 counts each of criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, which are Class B felonies. He also was charged with two counts of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree because there were two 2-year-old children in the back seat of the vehicle at the time of the vehicle stop and his arrest, the Task Force reported today.

The Task Force said Duke’s driver’s license has been suspended 19 times. He faces additional charges.

He was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Dawn Keppler, the Shelby town justice. Dukes was committed to the county jail on bail at $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. Dukes is to return to Albion Town Court at 9 a.m. on Oct. 10.

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